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Overview
At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Representative Rayfield, Senator Manning Jr
Regular Sponsors: Representative Alonso Leon, Barnhart, Bynum, Clem, Doherty, Evans, Fahey, Gomberg, Gorsek, Greenlick, Helm, Hernandez, Holvey, Keny-Guyer, Kotek, Lewis, Lininger, Lively, Malstrom, Marsh, McKeown, McLain, Meek, Nearman, Nosse, Piluso, Power, Reardon, Sanchez, Smith DB, Smith Warner, Sollman, Vial, Williamson, Senator Boquist, Monnes Anderson, Taylor (Presession Filed)
Bill Title: Relating to lobbying.
Catchline/Summary: Requires lobbyist statements filed with Oregon Government Ethics Commission to identify each bill or measure introduced before Legislative Assembly lobbyist lobbied on, whether lobbyist lobbied in favor of, in opposition to or for purpose of seeking amendments to bill or measure, each legislative topic that was not bill or measure that lobbyist lobbied on, each person or entity that hired lobbyist and how much moneys person or entity paid lobbyist.
Requires lobbyist statements filed with Oregon Government Ethics Commission to identify each bill or measure introduced before Legislative Assembly lobbyist lobbied on, whether lobbyist lobbied in favor of, or] in opposition to or for purpose of seeking amendments to bill or measure, each legislative topic that was not bill or measure that lobbyist lobbied on, each person or entity that hired lobbyist and how much moneys person or entity paid lobbyist. Exempts actions that did not influence, or attempt to influence, legislative action from being included in lobbyist statements. Requires commission to make newly required lobbyist information available in searchable format for review by public using Internet. Subject to certain exemptions, expands scope of lobbying to include person who holds position with public body or private entity and whose work responsibilities include lobbying.] Clarifies when lobbyist must register with Oregon Government Ethics Commission and file lobbyist registration statement.] Requires that information submitted as part of lobbyist statement is accurate on date it is filed. Permits lobbyist to amend lobbyist statement, without penalty, at any time before commission receives complaint, or proceeds on its own motion as if commission received complaint. Provides that commission may not fine lobbyist for mistakenly filing false or inaccurate information in lobbyist statements if it is first time lobbyist has done so in calendar year. Limits civil penalty for filing false or inaccurate information in lobbyist statement to not more than $500 per violation. Establishes Advisory Committee on Lobbying Transparency to advise and assist in development, design, testing and implementation of Internet website to make information contained in lobbyist statements available in searchable format to public.
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Fiscal Impact: Fiscal Impact Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In Senate Committee
Current Committee: Senate Committee On Rules
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